The F.B.I. Deemed Agents Faultless in 150 ShootingsNYTimes.com
Jun. 21, 2013
Danes Perform Teeth & Bone Tests to Determine Ages of 'Child Migrants,' Find 74% Are Adults
Germany: LGBT School Program To Teach Kids About Anal Sex, Sadomasochism, Sex Toys & More
WATCH: African Migrants Celebrate After 400 Cross Border Illegally Into Spain
Black Man Murders 14yo White Boy in Philly, National Media Doesn't Care
Afghan Migrants 'Use Belts As Whips' to Attack Austrians at Christmas Celebration
"The F.B.I. takes very seriously any shooting incidents involving our agents, and as such we have an effective, time-tested process for addressing them internally," a bureau spokesman said.
But if such internal investigations are time-tested, their outcomes are also predictable: from 1993 to early 2011, F.B.I. agents fatally shot about 70 "subjects" and wounded about 80 others -- and every one of those episodes was deemed justified, according to interviews and internal F.B.I. records obtained by The New York Times through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
The last two years have followed the same pattern: an F.B.I. spokesman said that since 2011, there had been no findings of improper intentional shootings.